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19 Juneteenth Resources

  1. What Is Juneteenth?
    https://www.history.com/news/what-is-juneteenth
  2. Juneteenth: United States holiday
    https://www.britannica.com/topic/Juneteenth
  3. Juneteenth: Our Other Independence Day https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/juneteenth-our-other-independence-day-16340952/
  4. National Museum of African American History and Culture Juneteenth Events https://nmaahc.si.edu/events/juneteenth
  5. What Is Juneteenth?
    https://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/what-is-juneteenth/
  6. Juneteenth, explained
    https://www.vox.com/2020/6/18/21294825/history-of-juneteenth
  7. So You Want to Learn About Juneteenth?
    https://www.nytimes.com/article/juneteenth-day-celebration.html 
  8. Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever
    https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/6/19/17476482/juneteenth-holiday-emancipation-african-american-celebration-history
  9. 10 Facts: Juneteenth
    https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/10-facts-juneteenth?ms=googlepaid&gclid=CjwKCAjwwqaGBhBKEiwAMk-FtFvMnxQTgoUhQEUFt2d2fjuhbyAUwB3mqc0Ol2lCulBcBiEjupbnPBoC794QAvD_BwE 
  10. Juneteenth Resources
    https://secretary.yale.edu/news/juneteenth-resources
  11. How companies and individuals can use Juneteenth to practice active allyship https://www.fastcompany.com/90517460/how-companies-and-individuals-can-use-juneteenth-to-practice-active-allyship 
  12. “On Juneteenth” Hardcover – by Prof. Annette Gordon-Reed https://smile.amazon.com/dp/1631498835/ref=cm_sw_r_em_apa_glt_fabc_0ZCY41SB6AQWXFN1AY3E
  13. “Juneteenth – A Novel” Hardcover – by Ralph Ellison
    https://www.amazon.com/Juneteenth-Modern-Library-Ralph-Ellison/dp/0593242106/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= 
  14. “Juneteenth For Mazie” Hardcover – by Floyd Cooper
    https://www.amazon.com/Juneteenth-Mazie-Fiction-Picture-Books/dp/1623701708/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= 
  15. “Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore” Hardcover – by Francis Edward Abernethy
    https://www.amazon.com/Juneteenth-Texas-African-American-Folklore-Publications/dp/1574410180/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= 
  16. 4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth with Your Kids https://indyschild.com/celebrate-juneteenth-with-your-kids/ 
  17. Test your Juneteenth knowledge with this quiz https://www.ksat.com/features/2021/06/15/test-your-juneteenth-knowledge-with-this-quiz/
  18. Explore African American History
    https://www.blackpast.org/
  19. Support Black Owned Businesses
    https://www.score.org/blog/13-ways-support-black-owned-businesses-organizations

The Juneteenth flag is red, white, and blue, echoing the colors of the American flag, to symbolize that all former slaves and their descendants became American citizens under the law. The Juneteenth flag is full of symbols though, here is what they mean

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